Clubs and Schools news

A group of 22 promising youngsters has been identified to travel to Valladolid, Spain, for two weeks (Monday 6 – Sunday 19 July), to be fully immersed in a high performance player development camp.
New prestigious coaching qualification for Scotland’s top coaches
Scottish Rugby has today confirmed details of a new coaching qualification, which aims to increase the standard of Scotland’s performance coaches.
In the new season, BT Women’s National League 2 will play host to three new sides, demonstrating the growth in the women’s and girls’ game around the country.
BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academy reaches significant milestone
Scottish Rugby launched its new talent development pathway, the BT Sport Scottish Rugby Academy at BT Murrayfield on Saturday (27 June). 
Calum MacRae achieved his UKCC3 qualification this season
The next generation of Scottish coaches have achieved the UK Coaching Certificate Level 3 qualification, as part of Scottish Rugby’s drive to develop lead club and schools coaches.
Gavin Kerr, the 50 times capped Scotland prop, is set to join University of St Andrews in a coaching capacity for the 2015/16 season.
Edinburgh Accies are looking for opposition for a warm-up fixture on Saturday 15 August.
Ben Cairns in New Zealand
Currie head coach, Ben Cairns, feeds back on his first week in New Zealand as part of the John Macphail Coaching Scholarship, ahead of the Crusaders' match against the Blues in Auckland this Saturd
BT Charity Shield heads to BT Murrayfield
The 2015 BT Scottish Rugby Charity Shield will be contested at the home of Scottish Rugby, BT Murrayfield, later this summer.